GLOW 2021 - Edition #16

GLOW 2021 - Edition #16

The GLOW Eindhoven light art festival is back, and with an exciting new format. Under the theme ‘Moved by Light’, the festival, which is free, will run from 6-13 November 2021. The theme has been chosen because light both moves us and enables us to move. It touches the heart and enables us to see. It sends the spirits soaring.
 
But the ‘moved by’ part of this year’s theme has a third meaning as it signals a change for the annual event. Instead of installing light art along a walking route in the city centre, GLOW 2021 will be held at four separate locations in the city. There are various light artworks in each of the four areas. The areas can be viewed separately or on different days. No route will be indicated to, between and in the areas, only the location of the light artworks. This will encourage people to be ‘moved by light’ to seek out and explore other centre areas of Eindhoven. It will also permit the staging of more disparate artworks. Each of the areas chosen has a distinct identity – architecture, history, people, character – that lends itself to doing things that cannot be done elsewhere in the city or in the centre. There are various light artworks in each of the four areas.
 
For 2021, GLOW will take place at these four locations in Eindhoven:
·      Centre
·      Strijp/ Strijp S
·      Campina complex
·      TU/e (Eindhoven University of Technology)
 
In addition, there are two satellite projects at:
·      Nuenen - Hugo Vrijdag's famous sunflowers, which are placed at the mill in Nuenen.
·      High Tech Campus Eindhoven – A water and light show designed by the French company Aquatique Show.
 
More information about the projects and a map with indication of the light artworks will follow.